20 Years of Combined Family Law Experience in Camp Hill PA
If you are lucky, the divorce you are currently facing is your first. As you enter the new and unfamiliar world of divorce law, how can you be assured your interests will be protected at every step, and that your divorce will be handled in a compassionate and dedicated manner? Contact a Camp Hill, PA divorce lawyer.
As you begin your divorce process, the attorneys of the Law Offices of Peter J. Russo, P.C., can provide effective legal help based on decades of divorce law experience and hundreds of cases handled.
Grounds for Divorce in Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania recognizes both fault-based and no-fault grounds for divorce. No fault-divorce is based on either an irretrievable breakdown of the marriage or a mutual divorce. For a mutual consent divorce, the parties file sworn statements consenting to the divorce and wait 30 days. In a divorce that alleges an “irretrievable breakdown,” one spouse files a divorce petition that alleges these grounds and also declares that the couple has lived separate and apart for at least one year. The other spouse does not deny the allegations.
If the court denies a no-fault divorce, one of the parties would have to file for divorce based on fault. Fault-based grounds in Pennsylvania include:
Our divorce lawyers in Harrisburg PA can determine which ground is appropriate and file the necessary documents to commence your case.
Legal Issues Involved in Pennsylvania
A Pennsylvania divorce involves a legal process of disentangling a marriage. This may involve the following legal issues:
Our divorce lawyers in Harrisburg PA will use our in-depth knowledge of family law to fight for your desired outcome.
Why Hire the Law Offices of Peter J. Russo, P.C., to Handle Your Divorce?
Many firms will tout litigation and courtroom experience as evidence of divorce law experience and success. While we are also proud of our success in court, we take greater pride in our success out of court.
Why? Because we believe that the mark of an effective divorce lawyer is the ability to effectively obtain our clients’ goals while shielding them from undue stress and hardship whenever possible. While litigation is often attractive when emotions are high, it is also risky, costly and lengthy, and takes the decision-making power away from the parties involved.
Several substitutes for litigation include mediation, negotiation and collaborative law. Each can greatly:
Our team, has succeeded in helping hundreds of clients achieve their divorce goals without resorting to the expense, delays and loss of privacy that often occur within the judicial system. For more information regarding our divorce law services, contact us for an initial consultation.
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Adams County, Cumberland County, Dauphin County, Lancaster County, Lebanon County, York County.